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Shaping Africa’s Development Agenda

01-27-2011 | 09:27:38
The African Development Bank (AfDB), a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum in Africa, will be in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic ...

SWEACC - Seminar the 27th of January regarding the East-African emerging market.

01-25-2011 | 10:08:09
The picture above was taken during the SWEACC inauguration event in November 2010, to the left is Tanzanias Ambassador Mr Muhammed Mazale & Rwandas ...

DCI / FES joint workshop / Journalists trained on coverage of African Union summits

01-25-2011 | 10:06:32
The Directorate of Communication and Information (DCI) in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), is organizing a workshop grouping journalists ...

Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2011 launched to celebrate top journalism on Africa

01-25-2011 | 10:05:05
Diageo ha launched its annual Africa Business Reporting Awards (DABRA). Initiated by Diageo in 2004, the Awards recognise excellence in business journalism ...

KCB invests Kshs 8.7m in East African Golf Tour 2011 Series

01-25-2011 | 10:02:33
KCB Group today announced a sponsorship deal of Kshs 8.7 million for the East African Golf Tour 2011 Series. The prize money for the winners will include ...

Huawei and Vodafone Ghana seal managed service deal

01-25-2011 | 10:00:37
Under the agreement, Huawei will be responsible for the Operations and Maintenance of the Vodafone Mobile, Microwave, SDH, and Fixed Switching networks. ...

Oniqua Enterprise Analytics Opens New Office in Africa

01-25-2011 | 09:57:18
Oniqua Enterprise Analytics announced the establishment of a new office in Africa. Located in Sandton, Johannesburg, the new operations will service South ...

COMESA pushes banks to swifter technology upgrades

01-25-2011 | 09:53:34
Regional integration of the banking system in East Africa and COMESA is setting a technology bar that the majority of the region’s banks are struggling ...

Now Petra nabs Finsch diamond mine for R1,4bn, De Beers' Namaqua still in play

01-24-2011 | 10:10:39
he London Aim-listed Petra Diamonds is buying Finsch diamond mine from De Beers for R1,4-billion ($210-million) in cash. De Beers' less attractive suspended ...

Q8Aviation Secures Major Services Agreement With National Oil Ethiopia

01-24-2011 | 10:08:32
Q8Aviation has signed a major Services Agreement with National Oil Ethiopia (NOC), further strengthening Q8Aviation's presence in Africa. NOC, Ethiopia's ...

CoAL applies for Makhado mining right

01-24-2011 | 10:07:06
Emerging coal-miner Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) on Monday lodged a new-order mining right application with South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources ...

Equity Group Foundation and The MasterCard Foundation Launch The Largest Secondary Education Scholarship Program in Kenya

01-24-2011 | 10:05:52
The MasterCard Foundation and Equity Group Foundation today announced a $50 million partnership that will provide secondary education scholarships and ...

ALSF-World Bank: Partnership for Capacity Building and Advisory Services in Africa

01-24-2011 | 10:04:16
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) undertook a mission to Washington DC and New York, from January 10 to 14, 2011, and held discussions with the ...

VIP Communications and Vodafone Ghana Launch Direct Line Ghana Service

01-20-2011 | 12:34:51
VIP Communications, Inc., a leading provider of international calling services and solutions, in partnership with Vodafone Ghana, today announced the ...

The dynamics and competiveness of the SA financial services sector are set to increase in complexity

01-20-2011 | 12:33:26
At the start of 2011, the dynamics and competiveness of the South African financial services sector are set to increase in complexity with concerns about ...

NCAA certifies Air Nigeria …reissues Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC)

01-20-2011 | 12:31:52
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has reissued an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) to Air Nigeria Development Limited in line with the Civil ...

DHL Enhances LCL Connectivity from India to South Africa

01-20-2011 | 12:30:39
DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced the launch of a new direct Less than Container Load(1) (LCL) service from Nhava Sheva, Mumbai ...

IFC Supports Lesotho’s Infrastructure Development through Public-Private Partnerships

01-20-2011 | 12:29:29
IFC and the World Bank are assisting Lesotho to draft a public-private partnership (PPP) policy that will fund and develop large infrastructure projects ...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the Republic of Congo’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$1.9 Million Disbursement

01-20-2011 | 12:27:33
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fourth review of the Republic of Congo’s economic performance under ...

World Bank to Release New Strategy for Africa in March 2011

01-20-2011 | 12:25:42
The World Bank will in March release a new strategy, outlining how it plans to revise its approach and deepen its partnership with Africa in the five ...